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Indian-Spiced Marinade

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Total Time: 10 mins

Indian-Spiced Marinade

This tangy marinade, spiked with the Indian spice blend garam masala, is a terrific way to enliven chicken, tofu or pork chops.


  • 1/2 cup grated or minced onion, (about 1 medium)
  • 1/4 cup lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons garam masala, (see Note)
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Step 1
Whisk onion, lemon (or lime) juice, oil, garam masala and salt in a bowl until well combined.


Note: Garam masala, a blend of spices used in Indian cooking, usually includes cardamom, black pepper, cloves, nutmeg, fennel, cumin and coriander. It is available in the spice section of most supermarkets. Nutrition note: Based on Test Kitchen results, 2 teaspoons of marinade are absorbed per serving.

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